Drake Pulls Down AI-Generated Diss Track After Lawsuit Threat From Tupac’s Estate

Down and Out After being sent a very guilt-inducing cease-and-desist, Drake has taken down his AI-generated diss track that deepfaked the voices of Tupac and Snoop Dogg. As The Verge reports, the Canadian-born rapper, née Aubrey Graham, has deleted the track “Taylor Made” from his profile on X-formerly-Twitter, though because it had been up for nearly a week, there are still tons of versions of it re-uploaded on YouTube and elsewhere. Part of his ongoing beef with Kendrick Lamar, the diss track drew the attention of Tupac Shakur’s estate, and an attorney for the family sent Drake a strongly worded legal letter earlier in the week threatening in no uncertain terms to sue the hell out of him if he didn’t take it down. “The Estate is deeply dismayed and disappointed by your unauthorized use of Tupac’s voice and personality,” Shakur family attorney Howard King wrote in a letter to Graham. “Not only is the record a flagrant violation of Tupac’s publicity and the estate’s legal rights, it is also a blatant abuse of the legacy of one of the greatest hip-hop artists of all time.” If he didn’t take it down, King said the Shakur estate would “pursue all legal remedies” to force him to do so — but it appears that the letter was enough to scare Drake straight. Pot, Meet Kettle As we noted in our first write-up of the debacle, “Taylor Made” was hypocritical on several levels. Not only has its namesake Taylor Swift herself been the…Drake Pulls Down AI-Generated Diss Track After Lawsuit Threat From Tupac’s Estate

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